International Resources

Add International Flair to Your Career

March 1, 1999

International real estate used to be the exclusive domain of multinational corporations and fabulously wealthy people. But today, even if you don’t fit into either of those categories, technology and the interconnected global economy make it possible for you to enter the international arena. Here are some resources to get you started:

Books & Trade Journals:

Dictionary of International Trade, by Jerry M. Rosenberg; Published by John Wiley & Sons
Library of Congress Catalog No. HF 1373. R 6794

Gestures: The DOs and TABOOs of Body Language Around the World by Roger E. Axtell; Published by Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication
Catalog No. BF637.N66A88 1997 153.6'9--dc21

Making Global Deals, by Jeswald W. Salacuse
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company
Library of Congress No. HD 62.4.S 26

The Economist
P.O. Box 58524
Boulder, Colo. 80322
303/447-9330
Fax: 303/443-5080

The Economist Intelligence Unit
Foreign Investment Reports for Europe Latin America or Asia
USA: 800/938-4685, UK: 011-44/71-830-1000

Immigration & Visas

American Immigration Center
www.us-immigration.com/

Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group
www.ey.com/industry/realestate/trends.asp

U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service (INS)
http://www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis

U.S. State Dept.
http://travel.state.gov/travel/travel_1744.html

International Translation Services
AT&T Language Line
International: Call international operator, ask for 800/874-9426
In the U.S. or Canada, call 800/628-8486
140 Languages, 24 hours a day, costs $4.15-7.25 a minute + 2.50 fee

Newspapers & Magazines

The Economist
www.economist.com

The European
in U.K. Fax: 011-44/71-353-4380
in U.S.A. Fax: 212-421-4419

The International Herald Tribune
U.S. 800/882-2884; 212/752-3890
Fax: 212/755-8785

The Wall Street Journal, classified advertising, includes European editions, 800/366-3975

Software

Real Estate Computer Solutions
800/962-9651 or 303/321-3341

WINZONES (World Time Clocks on your monitor) via Real Estate Computer Solutions, or Extend Inc., 925/484-0395

Additional Sources of International Information

The Trade Information Center, U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Room 7424
Washington, D.C.; 800/872-8723

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, International Policy and Programs
1615 H Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20062-2000
202/463-5460
Fax: 202/463-5836
www.uschamber.org or www.cipe.org

Big Emerging Markets
www.ita.doc.gov/

Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Dept. of Commerce
www.bea.gov

Embassy sites, USA
www.usembassy.gov

Europa, site of the EU
www.europa.eu

Inter-American Development Bank
www.iadb.org

International Holidays
www.getcustoms.com

International Companies Information
www.Hoovers.com

International Real Estate Institute
320/763-4648

IRS/Tax information
www.irs.ustreas.gov

Money Machines, Exchange Rates
www.inria.fr

NAR, Certified International Property Specialist Network
www.onerealtorplace.com
NARglobe@realtors.org
Fax-on-demand 800/354-2831 (U.S. and Canada)
or 732/544-2851 (request document number 406).

United Nations
www.un.org

World Trade Centers Association
www.wtci.org

World Trade Organization
www.wto.org

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